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Zainab Bangura

Haja Zainab Hawa Bangura is a Sierra Leonean politician and social activist. She is currently Sierra Leone minister of Health and sanitation. In 2007 Bangura became Sierra Leone's foreign minister in the government of President Ernest Bai Koroma of the All People's Congress (APC) Party. She is the second woman to serve as Sierra Leone's foreign minister, following Shirley Gbujama who held that position from 1996 to 1997. Bangura has been tiped by many political insiders to be Sierra Leone's first female president. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Ignoring the Evidence at the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict
2014-06-17
Hundreds of times during the summit, key figures in the international community—Hague, UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict Zainab Hawa Bangura, US Secretary of State John Kerry, Jolie, and many others—spoke of wartime ...
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  1. Hague, W makes statement on Iraq and ending sexual violence in conflict

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Zainab Bangura delivers strong message at World Summit on behalf of UN
2014-06-13
New York, 12 June 2014 – Secretary-General's message to Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict [delivered by Ms. Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict]. I am pleased to send greetings to all participants ...
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  1. Summit tackles sexual violence in war
  2. Ban urges concerted action to 'turn the tide' on sexual violence in conflict
  3. Unprecedented momentum to end sexual violence in conflict

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At global summit, UN envoy Angelina Jolie calls for end to sexual violence in ...
2014-06-10
The Global Summit, which runs through 13 June and is being co-chaired by Ms. Jolie and British Foreign Secretary William Hague, will be addressed tomorrow by Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, Executive Director of UN Women, and Zainab Hawa Bangura, UN ...
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  1. International protocol launched to deal with sexual violence in conflict
  2. Founder and Chair, Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation

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Burma's Decision to Sign Sexual Violence Declaration Labeled a 'PR Exercise'
2014-06-09
... Declaration and join the worldwide initiative to combat sexual violence in conflict, which was launched in September last year by the British Foreign Secretary William Hague and UN Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, Zainab Bangura.
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  1. Global Summit Spotlights Rape in War
  2. International protocol launched to deal with sexual violence in conflict

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Nigerian schoolgirls face danger of rape: UN official
2014-06-07
"My worry is those girls don't come back half of them pregnant," said Zainab Hawa Bangura told a luncheon at the British Residence in New York. She was meeting with editors, including Tina Brown, and the British ambassador to the US in preparation for ...
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  1. Captured girls 'face rape danger'

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UN official: Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls 'definitely' face danger of rape ...
2014-06-07
In this Thursday, April, 11, 2013 photo, Zainab Hawa Bangura leaves a G8 foreign ministers meeting on sexual violence against women in conflict zones, in London. Bangura says the international community needs to prepare the families of the more than ...
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    UN official: Nigerian schoolgirls face rape danger
    2014-06-06
    “My worry is those girls don't come back half of them pregnant,” said Zainab Hawa Bangura told a luncheon at the British Residence in New York. She was meeting with editors, including Tina Brown, and the British ambassador to the U.S. in preparation ...
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      UN Heads Demand Immediate Halt to Congo expulsions
      2014-05-27
      Martin Kobler, Special Representative of the Secretary-General in the DRC and Head of MONUSCO and Zainab Hawa Bangura, Special Representative of the Secretary-General on Sexual Violence in Conflict express deep concern over the allegations and ...
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      1. DRC Threatens Legal Action over Deportations from Congo-Brazzaville
      2. Congo-Brazzaville: Senior UN Officials Urge Brazzaville to Halt Expulsion of ...
      3. UN urges Brazzaville to halt expulsion of Congolese nationals

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      Women in Governance : The case of Kumba Alice Momoh, Sierra Leone's ...
      2014-05-22
      Today, Dr. Zainab Hawa Bangura is making Sierra Leone proud, given her outstanding performance at the United Nations and the world at large. China is a strategic country being the world's second largest economy. It is a major player in international ...
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